Hot Puddings

How to make friends fast- Learn to make Sticky Toffee Pudding

sticky toffee pudding

The ultimate comfort food – Sticky toffee pudding and thick delicious cream.

 

Sticky Toffee Pudding is the ultimate Lake District treat. Warm sponge cake steeped in dark buttery caramel. The original recipe was created by Francis Coulson at Sharrow Bay in the 1970s where it is still on offer every day in the restaurant. Cartmel Village Shop makes and sells their own extremely delicious version too. However, it is very easy to make at home and a bit more economical if you are cooking for large numbers.

Just to prove how easy – at Stirring Stuff  Cookery School, sticky toffee pudding was on the menu for the first of our two Men in the Kitchen classes . It was also a definite hit on the Back to Uni course – how to make friends fast – learn to cook a sticky toffee pudding! Continue reading

The Deconstructed Crumble

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Blackberry and Apple Crumble

 

Is the Soggy crumble thing of the past?  The modern trend for deconstructing traditional dishes insists on separately cooking the fruit and topping before pairing. The result, a crumble par excellence; succulent fruit sweetened to perfection, bathing in its own syrup and topped with golden, buttery crumble. Continue reading

Molten Chocolate Pudding

 

Molten Chocolate Pudding

Molten Chocolate Pudding

 Break the cake crust and out flows warm dark chocolate deliciousness. Do I need to say more! 

This recipe was developed for the Kids cookery parties at Stirring Stuff. It easy to do and although it uses dark chocolate its not got a dark chocolate bitterness at all. A little goes a long way. Needless to say the plates were licked clean. Continue reading